It is fair to say that London is not short of exciting places to live, but one area which has really become a hotspot in recent years is undoubtedly Hackney. Regarded as one of London’s most densely populated boroughs, it is also thought to be one of the greenest. Furthermore, the number of rooms to rent in Hackney has grown massively, with the proportion of households who rent from private landlords in the area more than doubling in the past decade.
You may presume that a small playground doesn’t offer you much chance to express your interior decor genius, but it actually allows you to get creative with your styling skills. After all, the size of a room doesn’t dull its potential to become a cosy yet contemporary space.
Renting out a spare room to a complete stranger might seem daunting but it is a move that can come with big benefits. It can not only provide you with a financial boost but also means extra space in your property is occupied and taken advantage of. On the flip side, if you’re a lodger the idea of moving in with a landlord may also sound odd at first, but it means sharing the cost of rent and bills and not having to face the prospect of living alone.
Hidden fees and extortionate deposits can turn what seems like an affordable rental into a pricey deal. With the overall cost being raised with these additional fees, it’s hard to know how much renting will really cost you. Luckily for future and current tenants, the government has introduced a ban on unnecessary fees, a move that is estimated to save tenants around £240 million a year. Introduced from 1st June 2019, here’s everything tenants need to know about the new letting fees ban.